Prices And Specs Of The New iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max With Dual-SIM Support



Apple on Wednesday unveiled its lists of flagship iPhone series at its park campus in Cupertino, California.  The released iPhone devices are the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the cheaper iPhone XR.

The latest flagship release by Apple, which according to CEO Tim Cook is the "number 1 smartphone in the world" which has an astounding 98% of customer satisfaction rate, has brought a long awaited feature Apple users have been craving for.

Apple added support for dual-SIM and dual standby (DSDS) for the new set of iPhone devices. Well, dont be too excited because the support for dual-SIM is for the Chinese market only on the iPhone XS Max, while the dual standby can be achieved with an eSIM in place of the second SIM.


The iPhone XS Max which is a bigger version of the iPhone XS, sports a 6.5-inch OLED display, Apple A12 Bionic SoC, upgraded cameras, an improved and secured Face ID technology and more.

Apple claims its new improved Face ID technology which uses infrared and dot projector technology with proprietary hardware and algorithm is the "most secured facial authentication ever in a smartphone."

All three variants comes with Face ID as Apple finally closes its door on Touch ID.

Apple's new 6-core A12 Bionic chip 2 performance cores up to 15% percent faster and 40 % lower power, and 4 efficiency cores with up to 50 percent lower power. According to Apple Senior Vice President Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, this gives the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max 30 minutes and 1 hour 30 minutes more battery life when compared to last years iPhone X.

Well, as we all know how Apple does its things, the Cupertino company didn't give any detail about the RAM and CPU speed.

The iPhone XS and XS Max will come in 64GB, 256Gb and 512GB option for users. Both phones support wireless charging, 12-megapixel camera, surgical-grade stainless steel body with glass casing on both sides, and IP68 water and dust resistance.


Apple's latest release has squashed rumours that had it few days ago that Apple will be opting for a USB-C to lightening 18W charger. Apple has stuck to the Type-A to lightening 5W. This time, Apple won't include the 3.5mm-to-lightning dongle along the packaging.

For the pricing, the 64GB storage model of the iPhone XS price starts at $999 in the US, the 256GB model is priced at $1,149, while the 512GB storage variant is priced at $1,349.

The iPhone XS Max pricing starts at $1,099 while the iPhone XR starts at $749.

Pre-order begins on September 14 and shipping from September 21 for the first wave of countries. Colour options for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max includes Gold, Space Grey and Silver.

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